Carmen Wong Ulrich

Author, "The Real Cost of Living", TV/print personal finance expert.
Carmen Wong Ulrich is the former host of CNBC’s daily personal finance show, On the Money and can be seen regularly on The Today Show, MSNBC and CNN. She is an expert contributor to and is Glamour magazine’s personal finance expert. You may have also seen Carmen on The View, Nightly News with Brian Williams, as well as HLN, The Rachel Ray Show, and the CBS Early Show. She has also been a week-long expert lifeline on the nationally syndicated game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

You can catch Carmen on dozens of radio shows nationwide including Oprah’s XM radio network, Wall Street Journal Radio and The Cooper Lawrence Show.

Carmen also writes for Parade magazine and has been the financial advice columnist for Latina magazine, Essence, Men’s Health magazine and Her advice has been highlighted in U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, Elle, Self, Redbook, Yahoo! Finance and many others.

The author of the under-40 guide to personal finance, Generation Debt: Take Control of Your Money, Carmen is the former special projects editor at Money magazine. Her second book, The Real Cost of Living, will be released by Perigee/Penguin in December 2010.

She has a master’s degree in psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, a B.A. from Fairfield University and lives with her family in Brooklyn.